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Installing PlayStation 2 Fan 



Installing PlayStation 2 Fan 



Tools used in this guide 

• Metal Spudqer (1) 

• Phillips #00 Screwdriver (1) 

• Phillips #1 Screwdriver (1) 



If your PS2 is overheating it may be time to replace the fan. If you have a faulty power switch you can 
change it with this guide too. 



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Installing PlayStation 2 Fan 




Step 1 - disassembly Top Cover 

• Flip the PlayStation 2 so that the bottom of the device is 
facing up. 

• Using a metal spudger, pry the 8 flat screw covers out. 

• Remove the following 8 screws: 

• Four 55.4 mm Philips screws. 

• Four 18 mm Phillips screws. 




Step 2 

• Peel the warranty sticker next to the main power switch 
from the case. 



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Step 3 

• Flip the PlayStation 2 back over and remove the top 
cover, prying the half closer to the power switch first 
and rocking the whole thing towards the front 

• Carefully remove the cord that attaches the 
two halves by unclipping the power cord 
assembly from the case in the lid. 



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Step 4 - Power Board 

• Remove the two 6.4 mm Phillips black screws holding 
the disc drive in place. 

• Remove the whole disc drive by carefully tilting the lid 
and sliding out. 



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Steps 

• Remove two 14.6 mm Phillips head gold screws to 
remove controller port. 




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step 6 

• Gently lift out the controller port. 

• Disconnect the ribbon cable from the controller port. 



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Step? 

• Remove two 14.6 mm Phillips gold screws holding the 
fan. 




Steps 

• If you utilize your expansion bay for its 
intended purpose, make sure you remove 
the component now. 



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• Remove the cover for the expansion bay. 

• Pull the innards out and away from the bottom cover. 

• Now that all of that bulky plastic is out of the way, we 
can get to the fun stuff - electronics! 

• Let's begin by removing the four 7.6 mm Phillips head 
gold screws holding on the power supply board. 



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Step 9 

• With the screws out of the way, the metal case that 
houses the expansion bay will lift off with ease 

• There is one cable that is clipped onto the 
power board. It is located next to the main 
power switch. 



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• Carefully begin lifting the power board. You can now 
see the clip holding the power board in place. 

• Unsnap the clip, and the board is free from the unit. 




Step 10 - Fan 

• Underneath where the power supply once was is a 
transparent piece of plastic. This is the heat shield, and 
it can now be removed. 



• It can be a bit stubborn, so it may take a 
little finessing to get it free. 



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Step 11 

• We can now remove the fan and main power switch 
assembly. 

• Remove the small white piece of tape that holds 
the wire connected to the fan. 

Unplug the wire from the logic board. 

• The fan and switch are now free from the rest of 
the PS2. Simply remove it by pulling it out the 
bottom. 



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step 12 

• The fan simply slides out of the top along its track. 



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Step 13 

• To remove the power switch, simply slide it out just like 
the fan. 



To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order. 



This document was last generated on Dec 14, 2010. 



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